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Sacramento City College Cosmetology

The Cosmetology department is designed to train students to become cosmetologists and nail technicians, and, at the same time, students may earn an Associate in Science Degree.

The program requires a certain number of hours training in cosmetology and completing a minimum number of operations in order to prepare students in meeting the requirements to sit for the California State Examination for the Cosmetology or Manicuring license.

The SCC Cosmetology Department offers a comprehensive curriculum that serves the student population by providing an outstanding Certificate and AS Degree Cosmetology Program that prepares our graduate for entry-level jobs within the industry, as well as, addressing and meeting the needs of the Sacramento community and its surrounding areas.

Nail Technology

The nail technology field is one of the fastest-growing of the cosmetology industry. This lucrative field employs both men and women, and it provides an opportunity to work for a large or small establishment, as well as being self-employed.

This program consists of the following: beginning, intermediate, and advanced training in the art and science of nail technology. Completion of these 500 hours of theoretical and operational requirements will prepare students to meet the requirements to sit for the California State Examination in Manicuring, and will prepare students for employment.